China’s Military Reform: In Search of Centrality and Joint Capability
Security,China
By Bojian Liu - 02 Jun 2016

China’s Military Reform: In Search of Centrality and Joint Capability

From November 2015 to February 2016, China officially launched the long-expected military overhaul to move the PLA away from its Soviet-style command structures towards an American-style joint operation command of the army, navy, air force, etc.
The Recent China-US Airplane Incident: More than Meets the Eye
Security,Hotspots,China

By Mark J. Valencia - 31 May 2016

The Recent China-US Airplane Incident: More than Meets the Eye

The South China Sea Dispute: Truth and Fiction
Security,Hotspots,China

By Xiaodong Chen - 30 May 2016

The South China Sea Dispute: Truth and Fiction

Moderate Monetary Policies to Temper Exchange Rate Swings
Economy,China

Moderate Monetary Policies to Temper Exchange Rate Swings

The internationalization of the RMB requires a moderate international monetary environment as well as China’s policy effort. A monetary policy coordination could tone down monetary policies and exchange rate swings and would bring about a less volatile and more even international monetary environment.
Processing Exports Remain Crucial to the Chinese Economy
Economy,China

Processing Exports Remain Crucial to the Chinese Economy

The persistent fall of processing exports is very alarming and challenges the recovery of export growth, as processing exports remains more than one third of China’s exports.
By Yuqing Xing - 11 May 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
China and Japan: Psycho-Historical Warfare and the Role of America
Politics,China,East Asia

China and Japan: Psycho-Historical Warfare and the Role of America

The rocky relations between China and Japan in recent years are symptomatic of a long and complicated historical rivalry that is adjusting to rather uncomfortable historical contingencies.
The South China Sea: The Pots Are Calling the Kettle Black
Security,Hotspots,China

The South China Sea: The Pots Are Calling the Kettle Black

China’s claims, policies and actions in the South China Sea have been severely criticized by other claimants as well as external maritime powers. The protagonists are stepping up their public relations campaigns to bolster their positions. Much of the rhetoric fits the allegory of the pot(s) calling the kettle black as China’s major critics have undertaken similar actions.
The South China Sea Dispute: Peering into the Crystal Ball
Security,Hotspots,China

The South China Sea Dispute: Peering into the Crystal Ball

Is it all gloom and doom in the outlook of the SCS dispute as predicted by some observers? Will China’s engagements with other countries in the SCS escalate into open confrontation or even war?
Five Misconceptions of China’s Domestic and Foreign Policies in the West
Politics,China

Five Misconceptions of China’s Domestic and Foreign Policies in the West

Misconceptions of China’s New Normal politics has led to suspicion and distrust from the West. Furthermore, such misperceptions and misconceptions have started to affect these countries’ policies towards China.  
China’s Great Pump Priming
Economy,China

China’s Great Pump Priming

Despite all the policy rhetoric of stabilizing growth, adjusting structures, and preventing financial risks, the policy makers in Beijing have created another round of fiscal-monetary pump priming.
By Ding Lu - 13 Apr 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
China’s Stock Market Turmoil: A Painful Lesson for Investors and Regulators
Economy,China

China’s Stock Market Turmoil: A Painful Lesson for Investors and Regulators

From June 15, 2015, the stock market plunged from over 5,100 points to less than 3,500 points within 20 days, causing widespread panic in the market and significantly weakening investors’ confidence.
By Jing Wan - 23 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
China Facing the Exchange Rate Policy Dilemma
Economy,China

China Facing the Exchange Rate Policy Dilemma

The newly introduced mechanism of setting daily midpoint rates and the public statements by the PBoC and Chinese leaders were inconsistent and confused both domestic and international investors.
By Yuqing Xing - 23 Mar 2016 | 0 comments Read more...
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